When Ojo entered the room he ran quickly to the statue of Unc Nunkie and kissed the marble face affectionately.
As he said this the Wizard advanced to the statue of Margolote and made a magic pass, at the same time muttering a magic word that none could hear distinctly.
What, if a city did become a mummy, and a statue
lay in the mud!
he said to March, as they walked up and down in the back garden below the line of dingy statues.
Harold March darted out of the doorway into the back garden with its steep slope of statues.
The traveller who visits the Vatican, and passes from chamber to chamber through galleries of statues, vases, sarcophagi and candelabra, through all forms of beauty cut in the richest materials, is in danger of forgetting the simplicity of the principles out of which they all sprung, and that they had their origin from thoughts and laws in his own breast.
Art is the need to create; but in its essence, immense and universal, it is impatient of working with lame or tied hands, and of making cripples and monsters, such as all pictures and statues are.
From sumptuous Versailles, with its palaces, its statues
, its gardens, and its fountains, we journeyed back to Paris and sought its antipodes-- the Faubourg St.
and the grand hall, with its gilding, its azure, its statues, its pointed arches, its pillars, its immense vault, all fretted with carvings?
had himself sculptured on his knees before the Virgin, and whither he caused to be brought, without heeding the two gaps thus made in the row of royal statues, the statues of Charlemagne and of Saint Louis, two saints whom he supposed to be great in favor in heaven, as kings of France.
At the door of the Uffizzi, in Florence, one is confronted by statues
of a man and a woman, noseless, battered, black with accumulated grime--they hardly suggest human beings-- yet these ridiculous creatures have been thoughtfully and conscientiously fig-leaved by this fastidious generation.
I am glad there is some one in the world who is quite happy," muttered a disappointed man as he gazed at the wonderful statue.
What is the use of a statue if it cannot keep the rain off?
We must both go to bed now, and at daybreak I will call you and at once complete your transformation into a marble statue
In the first place then, some one may doubt whether the getting of money is the same thing as economy, or whether it is a part of it, or something subservient to it; and if so, whether it is as the art of making shuttles is to the art of weaving, or the art of making brass to that of statue
founding, for they are not of the same service; for the one supplies the tools, the other the matter: by the matter I mean the subject out of which the work is finished, as wool for the cloth and brass for the statue